The Skilled Trades

Volume 60 | Issue 2

Featured Articles

Curriculum, Pathways, Promising Practices

Youth Train in Trades

Pathways

Skilled Trades in the Digital Age

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Promising Practices

Viewpoint

Network Voices

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In this issue, Education Canada looks at the role our public schools do, could, and/or should play in exposing students to these career pathways, preparing them for future labour market needs, and facilitating their transition to trades training. Are students given adequate experiential learning opportunities to consider trades, adequate opportunity to learn about them, and adequate support in negotiating entry to post-secondary programs and apprenticeships that will take them there? How can we shift the narrative, counter the stigma and articulate the value of skilled trades to youth and their parents? How does our education system embrace the multiple roles of fostering the skills and knowledge students require to become informed, active, citizens of the world, and also preparing them to meet the workforce needs of tomorrow?


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